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's a bad role model. jennifer livingston's comments are going viral. getting a huge response online. >> we'll ask her why she spoke out like this, something she's never done in her 15 year career. you're watching cbs "this morning." we'll have more. >>> krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. ♪ >>> good morning, everybody. it is 8:00 a.m. morning mornin welcome to cbs "this morning." a news anchor goes on air and tells a viewer you have no right to critique my weight. >> and we follow a shark that was tagged. >> and here's what we've been covering here o
. >> jennifer livingston of our cbs affiliate wkbt in lacrosse, wisconsin, went on air tuesday with this message to your viewers. >> i want to take a moment to address a situation that has become a talking point especially on facebook that centers around me. on friday i received the following e-mail from a lacrosse man with a subject line "community responsibility." it reads as follows. hi, jennifer. it's unusual that i see your morning show but i did so for a very short time today. i was surprised indeed to witness that your physical condition hasn't improved for many years. surely you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. obesity is one of the worst choices a person can make and one of the most dangerous habits to maintain. i leave you this note hoping that you'll reconsider your responsibility as a local public personality to present and promote a healthy lifestyle. now, those of us in the media, we get a healthy dose of critiques from our viewers throughout the year, and we realize that it comes from having a job in the public eye,
. >> that is the local television anchor everybody is talking about this morning. jennifer livingston and her on-air response to a viewer who said she was a bad example for young girls because she is overweight. she's going to tell us why she felt the need to respond on air in a moment. it is 8:00 now on this wednesday morning, the 3rd day of october, 2012. i'm savannah guthrie alongside david gregory in for matt this week and mr. al roker. what else do we have coming up? >> a great survival story, an incredible story that was actually caught on tape. great because it is a survival tale. two guys forced to crash land in the gulf of mexico when their plane caught fire. they spent hours in the water, as you can see, waiting for rescue, documenting it all on an ipad. this morning those survivors are here with us for an exclusive live interview. they will tell us of their tales. >> wow. and then some more of our simple savvy silly tips. this one actually from a homeowner, justin from omaha, nebraska. tired of tangled cords. put them in a used old paper tube. >> that's clever. >> we'll have more of t
. jennifer livingston, who we spoke to moments ago, responded to a viewer e-mail or facebook post having to do with her weight, an here's what she says. >> the truth is i am overweight, but to the person who wrote me that letter, do you think i don't know that, that your cruel words are pointing out something that i don't see? you don't see know me. are you not a friend of mine. are you not a part of my family, and you have admitted that you don't watch this show so you know nothing about me but what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> yeah. >> i should say the viewer who wrote in said that she was not a role model because of her weight issues. >> look, first of all, the viewers in a sense have spoken because she's been on the air for a long time. it's not like she's gained all this weight. they know who she is, and they like her. >> well, she's also -- the station actually received some 50,000 e-mails supporting her after this, after the fact, but, when i saw this last night, i was cheering her on standing up. i mean, she brought me to tears with what
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